Lillian Wolfenkoehler

Thursday, June 26, 2008

Lillian Elizabeth Wolfenkoehler, 94, of Jackson died Wednesday, June 25, 2008, at her home.

She was born Dec. 3, 1913, at Neelys Landing, daughter of Robert Theodore and Jessie Maude McLard Yancey. She and Dewey L. Wolfenkoehler were married Dec. 5, 1943, in Seattle.

Wolfenkoehler was a graduate of Fruitland High School. She had worked at Wimpy's in Cape Girardeau, Lowenbaum Dress Factory in Cape Girardeau and Jackson and International Shoe Co. in Jackson. She was a member of Emanuel United Church of Christ in Jackson and life member of VFW Auxiliary to Post 3838.

Survivors include her husband; a son, Robert Wolfenkoehler of Jackson; a granddaughter; and two great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by four brothers and a sister.

Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. today at Cracraft-Miller Funeral Home.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Sam Roethemeyer officiating. Burial will be in Russell Heights Cemetery.